Over 50 years after it debuted on our screens, The Village Headmaster is coming back to Nigerian TV. This version will feature some members of the original cast and new actors. The Village Headmaster drama series will start airing on TV screens across Nigeria, and several parts of Africa, in April 2021.. Watch trailer below.
The Village Headmaster (later renamed The New Village Headmaster) is a Nigerian television drama series created by Olusegun Olusola and produced by Dejumo Lewis. Originally a radio drama series, the programme was Nigeria’s longest-running television soap opera showed on the NTA from 1968 to 1988, and starred Justus Esiri and Femi Robinson. The television series was developed by Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, and is considered one of the early successes of television drama in the country.